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City of Augusta COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST (911 Dispatcher) in Augusta, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12981549

This position performs regular dispatching duties that include receiving and transmitting emergency radio and telephone calls and dispatching emergency personnel and equipment under stressful conditions. The position will utilize telecommunications equipment such as radios, computers, and a 911 and administrative telephones. The employee will also be responsible for the maintenance, accuracy, and security of department records.


  • Receives emergency calls made by telephone or radio and dispatches proper personnel and equipment.
  • Receives calls for information and assistance and determines appropriate action.
  • Greets people and answers requests for assistance.
  • Receives messages and requests by phone or radio from field personnel and takes appropriate action.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records and logs.
  • Ensures that office supplies are ordered and properly stocked.
  • Performs a variety of general clerical duties in support of assigned office activities.
  • Issues permits.
  • Calculates, receives, records, and processes payment for licenses, permits, and other fees.
  • Receives, opens, sorts, and distributes incoming mail.
  • Enters data into computer, prints reports, and verifies accuracy of data.
  • Monitors CCTV cameras and supports security of the Public Safety facility.
  • Performs other related work as required.

The duties and responsibilities of this job are not limited to those listed above and are subject to change without notice.